Teen killed in Raleigh crash on I-440 near Glenwood Avenue

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Friday, January 27, 2023
1 killed in Raleigh crash on I-440
Raleigh police said that traffic on that part of I-440 was being directed onto Glenwood Avenue as a detour until all lanes are reopened.

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- One person was killed in a crash that diverted traffic on Interstate 440 at Glenwood Avenue on Thursday afternoon.

Raleigh Police said Yaseen Sulayman Alkhanshali, 22, was speeding and making multiple lane changes in a Toyota Camry before crashing into the back of a Mack cement truck also driving eastbound near Yadkin Drive. The car then rolled over on its side after impact, ejecting the passenger, Adam Sulayman Alkanshaly, 18.

Alkanshaly was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Alkhanshali was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Police said he was charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle and speeding.

Police said it did not appear either one was wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the cement truck was not injured.

The cement truck from Ready Mix Concrete Co., had visible damage to the rear right load-bearing wheel, according to a breaking news crew at the scene.

All lanes reopened several hours after the crash.

The case remains under investigation.